Documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis
1 March-31 May 2007


Documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis to 31 October 2006

Documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis from 1 November 2006-28 February 2007

Documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis from 1 March 2007-31 May 2007

Documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis from 1 June 2007--31 July 2007

Documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis from 1 August 2007--31 October 2007

Documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis from 1 November 2007--31 December 2007

Documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis from 1 January 2008--29 February 2008

Documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis from 1 March 2008--31 April 2008

Documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis from 1 May 2008--30 June 2008

Documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis from 1 July--31 August 2008

Documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis from 1 September--31 October 2008

Documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis from 1 November--31 December 2008

Documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis from 1 January 2009--28 February 2009

Documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis from 1 March 2009--30 April 2009

Documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis from 1 May 2009--30 June 2009

Document on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis from 1 July 2009--31 August 2009

Documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis from 1 September 2009--31 October 2009


2007--1 March

Craig Unger, "From the Wonderful Folks Who Brought You Iraq," Vanity Fair, March 2007

Reuters, "Senior Iranian diplomat visits Beijing," 1 March 2007

The Jerusalem Post, "China urges Iran to halt enrichment," 1 March 2007

Ron Kampeas, "Groups Fear Quagmire in Iraq Undermines the Resolve on Iran," Jewish Exponent, March 01, 2007

Edith M. Lederer, "Progress Made on Possible Iran Sanctions," Washington Post, 1 March 2007

Ray McGovern, "How Far is Iran from the Bomb?" CounterPunch, 1 March 2007

Pat M. Holt, "The US has nothing to lose by negotiating with Iran," Christian Science Monitor, 1 March 2007

Frida Berrigan, "Nuclear Hypocrisy and Iran," Foreign Policy In Focus, 1 March 2007

Jihad el-Khazen, "Ayoon Wa Azan (I Cannot Be Absolutely Certain)," Al-Hayat (Lebanon), 1 March 2007

Mohamed Osman, "Ahmadinejad: US, Israel Cause Problems," Guardian Unlimited (UK), 1 March 2007

Reuters, "Iranian foreign minister says wants nuclear talks," 1 March 2007

Fred Kaplan, "No Confidence? No Kidding! The North Korea intel botch is worse than you think," Slate, 1 March 2007

David E. Sanger and William J. Broad, "U.S. Had Doubts on North Korean Uranium Drive," New York Times, 1 March 2007

David J. Rusin, "Machiavelli and the Mullahs," The American Thinker, 1 March 2007

Joshua Muravchik, "Talking with Tehran," Commentary, 1 March 2007

Caroline Glick, "Column One: If Iran gets the bomb," The Jerusalem Post, 1 March 2007

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, "Iran: Neighbors Worried About Possible War," 1 March 2007

Saul Singer, "Interesting Times: Double or nothing." The Jerusalem Post, 1 March 2007

Vahid Sepehri, "Iran: Officials Put Positive Spin On IAEA Report," Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 1 March 2007

Power and Interest News Report, ''Russia's New Initiatives in the Persian Gulf,'' 01 March 2007

2007--2 March

The Scotsman, "Progress seen on new Iran sanctions," 2 March 2007

Joschka Fischer, "Europe has a vital role to play in bringing Iran around," Daily Star (Lebanon), 2 March 2007

Gareth Porter, "The Pentagon plays war games with Iran," Asia Times, 2 March 2007

Islamic Republic News Agency, "FM: Era of discriminatory international ties is over," 2 March 2007

George Jahn, "Analysis: Us Intel On Nukes In Doubt," Guardian Unlimited (UK), 2 March 2007

Janine Zacharia and Bill Varner, "Bolton Says U.S. Should Seek `Regime Change' in Iran (Update1)," Bloomberg News, 2 March 2007

Barry Schweid, "U.S., China, Chart Courses on New Crises," Guardian Unlimited (UK), 2 March 2007

The Jerusalem Post, "Obama: US Iraq policy imperils Israel," 2 March 2007

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, "U.S.: Ex-UN Ambassador Warns Iran Against Nuclear Assumptions," 2 March 2007

Rami G. Khouri, "The End of Brinksmanship?" Saudi-US Relations Information Service, 2 March 2007

Assyrian International News Agency, "Anatomy of Iraq," 2 March 2007

Victor Davis Hanson, "Anatomy of Iraq: How did we get to this baffling scenario?" National Review Online, 2 March 2007

Charles Recknagel, "Iran: Washington Sends Mixed Signals To Tehran, Europe," Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 2 March 2007

2007--3 March

Deanna Bellandi, "Obama: Bush Strategy Strengthened Iran," CBS News, 3 March 2007

Edith Lederer, "Diplomats to Meet Over Iran Sanctions," Guardian Unlimited (UK), March 3, 2007

International Herald Tribune, "Weapons harvested from Iran-Iraq war fuel insurgency entering its fifth year," 3 March 2007

2007--4 March

Reuters (India), "Major powers fail to settle differences on Iran," March 4, 2007

Correlli Barnett, "Why Iran is a war too far," Sunday Herald Sun (Australia), March 04, 2007

United Press International, "Former diplomat says Iran ready to strike," 4 March 2007

Kuwait News Agency, "Arab FMs call for UN observers in Palestine," 4 March 2007

Salah Nasrawi, "Arab League: Iraq Must Defuse Conflict," The Guardian Unlimited (UK), 4 March 2007

Paula Wolfson, "US Prepares For Iraq Conference," Voice of America News, 04 March 2007

Leslie Boctor, "Iran, Saudi Arabia Agree to Fight Sectarian Strife," Voice of America News, 4 March 2007

Voice of America News, "Iran Arrests Several Journalists on Charges of Fueling Ethnic Division," 4 March 2007

2007--5 March

Colin Freeman, "Iranian sleeper cells poised to strike in Gulf," The Sydney Morning Herald, March 5, 2007

Chege Mbitiru, "Kenya: U.S. Has No Mandate Over Iran," The Nation (Kenya), 5 March 2007

Journal of Turkish Weekly, "Gul calls territorial integrity of Iraq," 5 March 2007

Michel Rocard, "Engage Iran through the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty," Daily Star (Lebanon), 5 March 2007

Journal of Turkish Weekly, "Tehran prepared to explain all ambiguities in nuclear talks: envoy," 5 March 2007

Mark Heinrich and Karin Strohecker, "Iran's atomic defiance sets it apart: IAEA chief," Washington Post, 5 March 2007

BBC News Online, "Report warns against Iran attack," 5 March 2007

Gordon Corera, "Iran: Can a military strike work?" BBC News Online, 5 March 2007

Dr. Frank Barnaby, "Would Air Strikes Work? Understanding Iran's Nuclear Programme and the Possible Consequences of a Military Strike," Oxford Resaearch Group, March 2007

Dr. Farhang Jahanpour, "Voices of Agression: Exploring Israeli-Iranian Rhetoric," Oxford Research Group, March 2007

Jonathan Marcus, "Stark warning on Iran attack threat," BBC News Online, 5 March 2007

Samir Salama, "Experts divided over Iran crisis," Gulf News (Dubai), 5 March 2007

Gulf News (Dubai), "Would Israel attack Iran?" 5 March 2007

Saul Singer, "Double or Nothing: The choice for American Jews," National Review Online, 5 March 2007

Hans Blix, "Powers of persuasion," Guardian Unlimited (UK), 5 March 2007

Angus Reid Global Monitor: Polls & Research, "Americans Prefer Diplomacy in Iran Impasse," March 5, 2007

Evelyn Leopold, "UN starts talks on new Iran sanctions," Washington Post, 5 March 2007

Arab News (Saudi Arabia), "Baradei Asks Tehran to Come Clean," 5 March 2007

Souhail Karam, "Saudi defends Gulf Arab atom plans, criticizes Iran," Reuters, March 5, 2007

Golnaz Esfandiari, "Iran: Activists Arrested Ahead Of International Women's Day," Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 5 March 2007

Georg Mascolo and Bernhard Zand, "Washington Takes a Chance on Tehran," Der Spiegel, March 5, 2007

Ran Porat, "Iran’s Nuclear Program—Situation and Implications," OMedia, 5 March 2007

Power and Interest News Report, ''Intelligence Brief: Iran's Covert Operations in Iraq'' 05 March 2007

2007--6 March

R. Nicholas Burns, Under Secretary for Political Affairs, "United States Policy Towards Iran," Testimony Before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Washington, DC, March 6, 2007

The Tehran Times, "Bilateral talks with U.S. still on the table," 6 March 2007

George Jahn, "Iran Offers To Negotiate With UN," Guardian Unlimited (UK), 6 March 2007

Washington Post, "China calls on Iran to cooperate with IAEA," 6 March 2007

Ali Akbar Dareini, "Iran Denies Halt to Uranium Enrichment," Forbes, 6 March 2007

Sami Moubayed, "War drums grow louder," Gulf News (Dubai), 6 March 2007

Jim Krane, "Analysts: Iranian military obsolete," Army Times, 6 March 2007

United Press International, "U.S., Israel differ on Iran threat," 6 March 2007

James G. Neuger, "EU Backs Further Sanctions on Iran, Urges Firmness (Update1)," Bloomberg, 6 March 2007

CBS News, "Iran Accusatory Over Missing Official: Regime Says 'Western Intelligence Services' Likely Abducted Former Minister," 6 March 2007

Washington Post, "Iran starts building home-made atomic plant: agency," 6 March 2007

Alan Woods, "War Drums in Washington: Bush's Last Stand," Periódico 26 (Cuba), 6 March 2007

Russian News and Information Agency/Novosti, "Iran to conduct air defense exercises," 6 March 2007

Paul Kerr, "Security Council Considers New Iran Sanctions," Arms Control Today, March 2007

Middle East Online (UK), "Six major UN powers consider fresh sanctions on Iran," 6 March 2007

Raid Qusti, "Saudi Arabia: ‘No nuclear double standard’," The Muslim News (UK), 6 March 2007

International Middle East Media Center (Palestinian Territories), "Arab Ministers Refuse To Amend Arab Peace Initiative," March 6, 2007

2007--7 March

Bulent Kenes, "Hypocrisy over Iran’s nuclear ambitions," Today's Zaman (Turkey), 7 March 2007

David Shelby, "State’s Burns Reports Progress on New Iran Sanctions: United States remains committed to diplomatic solution to nuclear standoff," Washington File, 07 March 2007

Islamic Republic News Agency, "Iran needs nuclear energy to meet growing demand, official," 7 March 2007

Fars news Agency (Iran), "Full Text of Speech Delivered by Iran's Envoy to IAEA," 7 March 2007

Barclay Ward, Book Review, "Moving Nonproliferation Forward: U.S. Nuclear Weapons Policy: Confronting Today’s Threats," Edited by George Bunn and Christopher F. Chyba, Arms Control Today, March 2007

Pyotr Romanov, "Iran: a stand-off between a regional power and a superpower," Russian News and Information Agency/Novosti, 7 March 2007

David Dreilinger, "The Saudi Plan Returns to Center Stage," Israel Insider (Israel), 7 March 2007

Middle East Online (UK), "Challenging Israel to Match an Offer," March 7, 2007

Rami G. Khouri, "Give Israelis peace, but take from them," Daily Star (Lebanon), March 6, 2007

Max Boot, "Alarm over Iran helps Bush: The U.S. has plenty of reasons to strike, but the administration pushes diplomacy," Los Angeles Times, March 7, 2007

2007--8 March

Islamic Republic Newqs Agency, "Iran's participation in Baghdad confab essential: Zebari," 8 March 2007

Kaveh L Afrasiabi, "Iran moving in from the cold," Asia Times, 8 March 2007

Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting, "Foreign investment in Iran grows," 8 March 2007

Tehran Times, "Arabs protest Israeli nuclear hint," March 7, 2007

Prof. Ephraim Yaar and Prof. Tamar Hermann, "So who's going to destroy Iran's nuclear reactor?" Haaretz (Israel), 8 March 2007

Eckart von Klaeden, "Russia's interests are not with Tehran," International Herald Tribune, March 8, 2007

Haider Rizvi , "New US Bomb Could Jumpstart Nuclear Arms Race," Antiwar.com, March 8, 2007

Ryan McVay, "Fear, Trust, Iran & War Marketing," Op-Ed News, March 8, 2007

David Young, "Commentary: Decision time on Iran," Middle East Times (Egypt), March 8, 2007

Arnaud De Borchgrave, "Commentary: Silver linings in war clouds," United Press International, 8 March 2007

Farideh Farhi, "Iran steeled over US pressure tactics," Asia Times, March 8, 2007

Ephraim Halevy, "Moving on two tracks:US keeps up economic campaign against Iran, while boosting military presence," YNet News (Israel), 8 March 2007

United Press International, "Iran: Russian nuclear plant payments made," 8 March 2007

Arab News (Saudi Arabia), "Iran Slams Israeli Nuke Program," March 8, 2007

Steve Schippert, "Nuclear Blips On The Terrorism Radar: With Iran, America Seems Intent On Tracking The Wrong Blip," ThreatsWatch.org, 8 March 2007

Gareth Porter, "Leveraging the Surge: One of the alleged participants said the mid-February Pentagon meeting revolved around a plan to ratchet up U.S. rhetoric about an Iranian threat," Spero News, March 08, 2007

Julian Borger, "Defection or abduction? Speculation grows after Iranian general goes awol in Turkey," The Guardian (UK), March 8, 2007

Tom Regan, "Did top Iranian general defect? Reports say 'missing' former deputy defense minister may seek asylum and offer intelligence to the West," The Christian Science Monitor, 8 March 2007

Dafna Linzer, "Former Iranian Defense Official Talks to Western Intelligence,"Washington, March 8, 2007

2007--9 March

Mike Eckel, "Iran, Russia Nuclear Talks Fruitless," Guardian Unlimited (UK), 9 March 2007

Noam Chomsky, "A predator becomes more dangerous when wounded: Washington's escalation of threats against Iran is driven by a determination to secure control of the region's energy resources," The Guardian (UK), March 9, 2007

Pravda (Russia), "USA starts respecting Iran’s sovereignty as it moves closer to nuclear weapons," 9 March 2007

Matthew Yglesias, "Iran: it's not about energy," Guardian Unlimited (UK), 9 March 2007

Evelyn Leopold, "Russia and China balk at bans on Iran," Swissinfo, March 9, 2007

International Herald Tribune, "China, Russia concerned about proposed sanctions against Iran's elite guards, credit curbs," 9 March 2007

Aria Mehrabi, "The US must widen its dialogue with Iran," Daily Star (Lebanon), March 9, 2007

Joschka Fischer, "Europe should unite to prevent a US-Iran war," Taipei Times, 9 March 2007

Vladimir Isachenkov, "Iran, Russia Nuclear Talks Founder," Guardian Unlimited (UK), March 9, 2007

Center for Research on Globalization (Canada), Russia asks for Iran's Nuclear Power Plant payment before due time, 9 March 2007

Nasser Karimi, "Iran Official Criticizes IAEA Move," Guardian Unlimited (UK), March 9, 2007

Richard Beeston and Michael Theodoulou, "Elite Iranian general defects with Hezbollah’s arms secrets," The Times Online (UK), 9 March 2007

Ali Nouri Zadeh, "Missing Iranian Minister is Cooperating with Western Intelligence," Asharq Alawsat (UK), March 9, 2007

Vahid Sepehri, "Iran: 'Pressure Groups' Maintain Role In Politics," Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 9 March 2007

The Economist, "An Iranian puzzle," 9 March 2007

2007--10 March

Fars News Agency (Iran), "US Seeks to Distract Public Opinion from Israel's N. Hazards," 10 March 2007

Tehran Times (Iran), "China balks at proposed financial bans on Iran," 10 March 2007

Colum Lynch, "US, Allies Agree to Drop Proposed Iran Travel Ban," Washington Post, 10 March 2007

Mike Whitney, "Global Realignment and the Decline of the Superpower," Al-Jazeerah, 10 March 2007

Stephen Lendman, "George Bush's Samson Option," Countercurrents.org (India), 10 March, 2007

Jerusalem Post (Israel), "Iran-Russia talks end in failure," 10 March 2007

Islamic Republic News Agency, "Saeedi: IAEA technical aid to Iran cut only in 10 cases, 10 March 2007

Abraham Rabinovich, "Israel behind defection," The Australian, 10 March 2007

Rudo de Ruijter, "US-Iran: Raid on nuclear fuel market," The Baltimore Chronicle and Sentinel, 10 March 2007

Fahd El-Fanek, "A Revolution in the American Policy," Alarab online (UK), March 10, 2007

Farhang Jahanpour, "Voices of aggression: Exploring Israeli-Iran rhetoric," The Transnational Foundation for Peace and Future Research," (Sweden), March 10, 2007

2007--11 March

Gulf News (Dubai), "When compromise is not an easy thing," 11 March 2007

Tehran Times (Iran), "Iran to offer Russia new financial proposal on Bushehr plant," 11 March 2007

Dominic Moran, "'Defection' highlights nuclear espionage,"ISN Security Watch, 11 March 2007

Uzi Mahnaimi, "Defector spied on Iran for years," The Times Online (UK), March 11, 2007

Brian Knowlton and Alissa J. Rubin, "US and Iran call Iraqi conference a 'first step'," International Herald Tribune, March 11, 2007

Jerusalem Post (Israel), "Baker: US, Syria talks needed," 11 March 2007

United Press International, "Report: Iran may be nuclear by end of 2007," 11 March 2007

2007-12 March

International Herald Tribune, "Russian company building Iranian nuclear plant says launch will be delayed," 12 March 2007

Vladimir Isachenkov, "Talks to Resolve Bushehr Funding Dispute Collapse," The Moscow Times, March 12, 2007. Issue 3612

Guy Faulconbridge, "Russia's patience wearing thin with ally Iran," Reuters, 12 March 2007

Alarab online (UK), "Iran abusing ties with Russia," 12 March 2007

International Herald Tribune, "Iran issues new bank note with nuclear symbol, amid standoff with the West," 12 March 2007

Nasser Karimi, "Iran Leader Wants to Defend Nuke Program," The Guardian Unlimited (UK), 12 March 2007

Nasser Karimi, "Iran Calls Baghdad Talks Constructive," The Guardian Unlimited (UK), 12 March 2007

Central Chronicle (India), "Nuclear proliferation at crossroads," 12 March 2007

Jumana Al Tamimi, "Baker hopes for new beginning in region," Gulf News (Dubai), 12 March 2007

Anne Penketh, "Military action against Iran would backfire on Israel, report warns," The Independent (UK), 12 March 2007

George Conger, "Israel urged to end nuclear ambiguity," Jerusalem Post (Israel), 12 March 2007

Saudi-US Relations Information Service, "National Security Issues and the Saudi-US Relationship: A Conversation with Jean-Francois Seznec, 12 March 2007

Vahid Sepehri, "Iran: Tehran Remains Suspicious After Baghdad Conference," Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 12 March 2007

Today.az (Azerbaijan), "Anne Derse: "Neither Azerbaijan, nor the US needs Iran's having nuclear weapons" 12 March 2007

William John Cox, "War Without Win: A White Paper On Iran," Media Monitors Network, March 12, 2007

Bangkok Post, "Iran should be more open," March 12, 2007

2007--13 March

Peter Symonds, "No Easing Of US-Iranian Tensions After Baghdad Conference," CounterCurrents.org (India), 13 March 2007

Vahid Sepehri, "Iran: Ex-President Becomes Leading Government Critic," Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 13 March 2007

Nicole Stracke, "The Gulf states consider nuclear energy," The Daily Star (Lebanon), March 13, 2007

2007--14 March

Islamic Republic News Agency, "Majlis briefed on conference on Iraq's future by FM official," 14 March 2007

2007--15 March

Daniel Fried, Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs, "U.S.-Turkish Relations and the Challenges Ahead," Testimony Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee Subcommittee on Europe, Washington, DC, March 15, 2007

General Joseph Ralston (USA, Ret.), Special Envoy Countering the Kurdistan Worker's Party, "U.S.-Turkish Relations and the Challenges Ahead," Testimony Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee Subcommittee on Europe, Washington, DC, March 15, 2007

Steve Schippert, "Threat Perception and Risk Inversion: Why Pakistan, Not Iran, Is The Most Pressing Nuclear Threat," ThreatsWatch, 15 March 2007

2007--16 March

Saudi-US Information Service, "Making Sense of Regional Developments: A Conversation with Rami Khouri," 16 March 2007

2007--17 March

International Herald Tribune, "Fate of nuclear power plant strengthens Iran's resolve to pursue uranium enrichment," 17 March 2007

Amin Tarzi, "Afghanistan: Kabul Mulls Relations Iran," Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 17 March 2007

Kaveh L Afrasiabi, "US and Iran: Squint-eyed double-dealing," Asia Times, 17 March 2007

2007--18 March

Rachel Newuirth, "Iran: Some More Questions," The Conservative Voice, March 18, 2007

Alarab online (UK), "Russia against applying pressures on Iran," 18 March 2007

Aron Heller, "Israel, U.S. Test Missile Defense," Guardian Unlimited (UK), 18 March 2007

Dan Williams, "Israel, US scale back war-game amid Iran face-off," ABC News, March 18, 2007

2007--19 March

David Cox, "Iran must have the Bomb," Guardian Unlimited (UK), 19 March 2007

Mehran Ghassemi, "The US, Israel and Iran: An Interview with Sasan Fayazmanesh," Payvand News (Iran), 19 March 2007

Louis Rene Beres and Isaac Ben-Israel, "Ballistic-missile defense and WMD," Washington Times, March 19, 2007

Islamic Republic News Agency, "Former minister proposes Asian formula to Iran's nuclear case," 19 March 2007

2007--20 March

Swissinfo, "U.S. approves visa for Ahmadinejad to speak at UN," 20 March 2007

Elaine Sciolino, "Russia Gives Iran Ultimatum on Enrichment," New York Times, 20 March 2007

George Jahn, "Russia Pulling Out of Iran Nuke Project," Forbes, 20 March 2007

Al-Bawaba (Jordan), "Iran denies reports on Russian nuclear ultimatum," 20 March 2007

Ambassador Alejandro D. Wolff, U.S. Representative to the United Nations, "Briefing on Iran," Remarks at the United Nations, New York City, March 20, 2007

Spero News, "Iran stymies UN atomic weapons inspectors," 20 March 2007

Islamic Republic News Agency, "Ahani urges role of mutual respect, equal conditions in relations," 20 March 2007

F. Gregory Gause III, "Saudis Aim to Roll Back Iranian Influence in Region," A Council on Foreign Relations Interview with Consulting Editor, Bernard Gwertzman, 20 March 2007

2007--21 March

R. Nicholas Burns, Under Secretary for Political Affairs, "Minimizing Potential Threats from Iran: Assessing the Effectiveness of Current U.S. Sanctions on Iran," Testimony Before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, Washington, DC, March 21, 2007

Ian Brockwell, "John Bolton on Iran – Regime change or military force!" The American Chronicle, March 21, 2007

Edith M. Lederer, "Bolton: Iran Won't Give Up Nuke Ambition," Guardian Unlimited (UK), March 21, 2007

The Hindu, "US opposes Iranian gas pipeline to India: U.S. Energy Secy.," 21 March 2007

Ali Akbar Dareini, "Iran Warns of 'Illegal' Steps Over Nukes," Guardian Unlimited (UK), March 21, 2007

Haaretz (Israel), "Khamenei: Iran will retaliate if attacked over nuclear row," 21 March 2007

Christian Lowe, "Russia will not back excessive Iran sanctions," Washington Post, March 21, 2007

Stephen Voss, "Iran Conflict Would Push Oil Above $100, Yamani Says (Update 2)," Bloomberg, 21 March 2007

Henry C K Liu, "Iran and the failed US Iraq policy," Asia Times, 21 March 2007

2007--22 March

Jalil Roshandel, "The Middle East runs after atoms; can it avoid weapons?" The Daily Star (Lebanon), March 22, 2007

The Times of India, "India warns Pak of pulling out of IPI gas project," 22 March 2007

David Shelby, "U.S. Seeks To Limit Iranian Economic, Diplomatic Capabilities: New U.N. Security Council sanctions resolution expected soon," Washington File (US Department of State), 22 March 2007

Reuters India, "India-Iran talks aid Tehran's nuclear aims - U.S.," March 22, 2007

2007--23 March

United Nations (New York), Chair of Committee Monitoring Iran Sanctions Briefs Security Council on Progress Implementing Resolution 1737 (2006), 23 March 2007

International Herald Tribune, "Capture of British sailors, marines occurs in long-contested waters," 23 March 2007

Jim Krane, "Britain Demands Iran Free Seized Sailors," Guardian Unlimited (UK), March 23, 2007

The Scotsman, "Iran summons UK envoy over naval detentions," 23 March 2007

Borzou Daragahi and Rahim Mostaghim, "Iran's seizure of British sailors poses problem," Los Angeles Times, 23 March 2007

Middle East Media Research Institute, "Editor of Al-Sharq Al-Awsat: Cutting Qatar Back Down to Size," 23 March 2007

Edith M. Lederer, "6 Powers Agree on Minor Iran Amendments," Guardian Unlimited (UK), March 23, 2007

International Herald Tribune, "U.N. Security Council unanimously approves new sanctions against Iran," 23 March 2007

Victor Yasmann, "Russia: Why Is The Kremlin Retreating From Bushehr?" Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, March 23, 2007

Ben Lando, "Analysis: Iran behind in nuclear program," United Press International, 23 March 2007

Mario Loyola, "High-Stakes Poker in the Persian Gulf," National Review Online, March 23, 2007

Yitzhak Benhorin, "Bolton: Iranian regime must be toppled," YNet News (Israel), 23 March 2007

Ephraim Kam, "The Beginning of American-Iranian Engagement," Canada Free Press, March 23, 2007

Islamic Republic News Agency (Iran), "Iran's former negotiator airs fresh approach on nuclear talks," March 23, 2007

Globe and Mail (Canada), "Iranian-British incident echoes events of 2004," 23 March 2007

Mark N. Katz, "Policy Watch: Nukes divide Russia, Iran," United Press International, 23 March 2007

UN News Centre, "Secretary-General calls on Iran to comply with Security Council demands on nuclear file," 23 March 2007

Council on Foreign Relations, "Round Two Against Iran," 23 March 2007

Victor Yasmann, "Russia: Why Is The Kremlin Retreating From Bushehr?" Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 23 March 2007

2007--24 March

Debbie Elliott and Michele Kelemen, All Things Considered, National Public Radio, "Iran Faces Stiffer UN Sanctions," March 24, 2007

Al-Bawaba (Jordan), "Ahmadinejad won't address Security Council before vote," 24 March 2007

Alexandra Olson, "Iran's President Cancels U.N. Appearance," Forbes, 24 March 2007

The Times of India, "India to go ahead with Iran pipeline project," 24 March 2007

Islamic Republic News Agency (Iran), "India makes clear to go ahead with the Iran gas pipeline," 24 March 2007

International Herald Tribune, "Key elements of a U.N. resolution on Iran," 24 March 2007

BBC News Online, "'To fight would not be clever'," 24 March 2007

Borzou Daragahi and Ramin Mostaghim, "Iranian official alleges that British admit territory violation," Los Angeles Times, March 24, 2007

Richard Beeston, "Comment: Pawns in a deadly game of high stakes," Times Online (UK), March 24, 2007

The Jerusalem Post, "Analysis: Who knows who the waters belong to?" 24 March 2007

Islamic Republic News Agency, "Iran President Fails to Attend UNSC Session Due to US Obstruction," 24 March 2007

Islamic Republic News Agency, "British charge d'affaires summoned to Foreign Ministry," 24 March 2007

Nicholas Burns, Under Secretary for Political Affairs, "UN Security Council Resolution on Iran," Conference Call Briefing With Members of the Press. Washington, DC, March 24, 2007

2007--25 March

Jerusalem Post (Israel), "EU offers to resume nuclear talks with Iran," 25 March 2007

Alexandra Olson, "U.N. Approves Tougher Sanctions on Iran," Guardian Unlimited (UK), March 25, 2007

Brian Brady, "Blair convenes Cobra team as crisis in Iran escalates," Scotland on Sunday, 25 March 2007

Peter Beaumont, "Seized Britons face prosecution after Tehran claims 'confession'," Guardian Unlimited (UK), March 25, 2007

BBC News Online, "Angry Iran reduces nuclear access," 25 March 2007

Islamic Republic News Agency, "FM underlines features of resolution just adopted on Iran's nuclear issue," 25 March 2007

Thom Shanker and William J. Broad, "Iran to limit cooperation with nuclear inspectors," International Herald Tribune, March 25, 2007

Middle East Times (Egypt), "New UN sanctions on Iran are global rebuke, US says," 25 March 2007

Scott Canon, "US flags $38m bunker bomb," Herald Sun (Australia), March 25, 2007

Arab News (Saudi Arabia), "US Is Spreading Terrorism, Says Khatami," 25 March 2007

Michael Bowman, "Former US Ambassador to UN Skeptical Over Latest Vote on Iran," Voice of America News, 25 March 2007

Al Jazeera, "Blair denies navy in Iranian waters," 25 March 2007

2007--26 March

Wall Street Journal, "Tehran's Hostages: Iran's act of war against our British allies," March 26, 2007

Breffni O'Rourke, "Iran: Naval Incident Heightens Tensions With Britain," RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty, 26 March 2007

International Herald Tribune, "Britain summons Iranian ambassador to Foreign Office," 26 March 2007

The Jerusalem Post, "Blair: Sailors, nuclear issues unrelated," 26 March 2007

International Herald Tribune, "Capture of British sailors gives Iran chance to tell the world 'You can't push us around'." 26 March 2007

Ivan Eland, "Ratcheting Up Sanctions on Iran Is the Wrong Approach," Media Monitors Network, 26 March 2007

The Jerusalem Post, "Russia, China urge Iran to comply," 26 March 2007

Angus Reid Global Monitor: Polls & Research, "Don't Invade a Nuclear Iran, Say Britons," March 26, 2007

John K. Cooley, "At the table with Iran, what could the US concede?" Christian Science Monitor, 26 March 2007

Times Online (UK), "Iraq backs Britain over captured sailors," March 26, 2007

BBC News Online, "Iran sanctions draw cool reaction," 26 March 2007

Sarah Lyall, "Stalemate over Britons seized by Iran," International Herald Tribune, March 26, 2007

Dominic Moran, "Inside Egypt's nuclear debate," ISN Security Watch (Switzerland), 26 March 2007

Der Spiegel, "Ahmadinejad Buys His Way Into Iranians' Hearts," 26 March 2007

Prof. Akbar E. Torbat, "US-Iran "Game of Chicken": Iran Stays Firm despite UN Sanctions," Centre for Research on Globalization (Canada), 26 March 2007

Breffni O'Rourke, "Iran: Naval Incident Heightens Tensions With Britain," Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 26 March 2007

2007--27 March

Guardian Unlimited (UK), "Iran Softens Stance On British Sailors," 27 March 2007

Anthony H. Cordesman, "Iran, Oil, and the Strait of Hormuz," Saudi-US Relations Information Service, March 27, 2007

George Jahn, "EU Renews Offer to Iran on Nuke Talks," The Guardian Unlimited, March 27, 2007

Reuters, "UAE will not be used in any Iran strike -president," 27 March 2007

Robert Reid, "Iran's Border Muddles Captivity Issue," Guardian Unlimited, March 27, 2007

David Stringer, "Blair Warns Iran Standoff Could Escalate," Guardian Unlimited, 27 March 2007

Alan Cowell, "Blair sharpens tone over 15 Britons held in Iran," International Herald Tribune, March 27, 2007

Ahmed Abdullah, "Why did Ahmadinejad cancel his appearance before the Security Council?" Aljazeera, 27 March 2007

Marian Houk, "Analysis: The dilemma of Iran's nuclear program," Middle East Times (Egypt), 27 March 2007

The Economist, "Stand-off in the Persian Gulf," 27 March 2007

Max Hastings, "This may not be a major crisis, but it's a warning of grief ahead over Iran: Global reaction to the seizure of British marines on the Shatt-al-Arab is a measure of our loss of moral authority over Iraq," The Guardian (UK), March 27, 2007

Scott Peterson, "How Iran's true believers pass the torch," Christian Science Monitor, 27 March 2007

Ivan Eland, "Ratcheting Up Sanctions on Iran," The Conservative Voice, March 27, 2007

Council on Foreign Relations, "Hunter: Time for U.S. to Offer Iran Security Guarantees for Concessions," Interviewee: Robert E. Hunter, Interviewer: Bernard Gwertzman, March 27, 2007

Council on Foreign Relations, "Iran Standoff Deepens," 27 March 2007

Mark Thompson, "Adding Nukes to the Sailor Standoff," Time, 27 March 2007

Richard Beeston, "Kidnapping could be traced back to arrests by US forces," Times Online, March 27, 2007

Vahid Sepehri, "Iran: Tehran Outraged By Latest UN Resolution," Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 27 March 2007

The Telegraph (UK), "Rulebooks for the next war," 27 March 2007

The Times of India, "Iran re-finances Bushehr nuclear plant," 27 March 2007

Richard Heinberg, Museletter #180, "Iran: We Will Know Soon…" Global Public Media, 27 March 2007

Russian News and Information Agency/Novosti, "Russian intelligence sees U.S. military buildup on Iran border," 27 March 2007

Reuters, "FACTBOX-The Strait of Hormuz, Iran and the risk to oil," 27 March 2007

2007--28 March

Middle East Media Research Institute, "Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei Threatens to 'Strike at Them with All Our Capabilities' If Iran Is Attacked," 28 March 2007

PressTV (Iran), "U.S. sponsoring Kurdish guerilla attacks inside Iran," 28 March 2007

Jeff Emanuel, "Leverage or Aggression?" Human Events, 28 March 2007

The Guardian (UK), "Bush, Putin Discuss Tensions Over Iran," March 28, 2007

Nasser Karimi, "Iran Shows Video of Captured Britons," The Guardian (UK), March 28, 2007

Alan Cowell, "Britain increases pressure on Iran over sailors," International Herald Tribune, 28 March 2007

Al-Bawaba (Jordan), "Iran insists British sailors were arrested in its waters," 28 March 2007

International Herald Tribune, "Iran demands Britain admit entering its waters to resolve standoff," 28 March 2007

International Herald Tribune, "Iran planning to stop using U.S. dollar to price oil, central bank governor says," 28 March 2007

MSNBC, "U.S. launches show of force in Persian Gulf," 28 March 2007

UK, Office of the Prime Minister, "'Time to ratchet up pressure on Iran'- PM," 28 March 2007

Dr. Abdullah Ibrahim El-Moneif, "The Saudi Vision for Peace in the Middle East," Saudi-US Relations Information Service, 28 March 2007

United Press International, "Russians not leaving Iran," 28 March 2007

Power and Interest News Report, "Intelligence Brief: Russia Shifts Course on Iran," 28 March 2007

International Herald Tribune, "California lawmakers want pension funds to divest from Iran," 28 March 2007

Claudia Rach, "Germans See US a Bigger Threat to Peace Than Iran, Poll Shows," Bloomberg, March 28, 2007

Council on Foreign Relations, "Perkovich: Continued Pressure on Iran May Lead to Nuclear Concessions," Interviewee: George Perkovich, Vice President for Studies, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Interviewer: Bernard Gwertzman, Consulting Editor, March 28, 2007

2007--29 March

H. Varulkar, "Syrian Efforts to End Its Regional and International Isolation," Middle East Media Research Institute, 29 March 2007

Anshel Pfeffer, "Perspective: Britain vs Iran: Just don't mention the war," The Jerusalem Post, 29 March 2007

Alan Cowell, "Iran escalates crisis with Britain, saying it will not release female sailor," International Herald Tribune, March 29, 2007

Islamic Republic News Agency, "A Brief look at British violations of Iranian territory," 29 March 2007

Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting, "British troops raid IRI consulate," 29 March 2007

Saudi-US Relations Information Service, "Arab Summit: King Abdullah's Opening Address," 29 March 2007

R. Nicholas Burns, Under Secretary for Political Affairs, "United States Policy Toward Iran," Testimony Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Washington, DC, March 29, 2007

Washington Post, "Solana hopes for Iran nuclear negotiations soon," 29 March 2007

Soraya Sepahpour-Ulrich, "UN Security or Gang Rape?" Alarab online (UK), March 29, 2007

Heather Wokusch, "Easter Surprise: Attack on Iran, New 9/11… or Worse," dissidentvoice.org, March 29, 2007

Al-Ahram Weekly (Egypt), "Security Council caves in to US pressure," March 29, 2007

Lee Keath and Donna Abu-Nasr, "Monarch's Remarks Provoke Rare US Retort," Washington Post, March 29, 2007

Dina Ezzat, "Taking the initiative," Al-Ahram Weekly (Egypt), March 29, 2007

Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia, "Riyadh Declaration," 29 March 2007

Robert Baer, "Is a U.S.-Iran War Inevitable?" Time, March 29, 2007

2007--30 March

Daily Star (Lebanon), "Russian media reports imminent US strike on Iran," March 30, 2007

People's Daily Online (China), "Iran accuses British forces of launching "provocative act" against its consulate in Iraq," 30 March 2007

Y. Mansharof, "Russia's New Position on Iran's Nuclear Program Creates Iran-Russia Crisis," Middle East Media Research Institute, 30 March 2007

Pyotr Goncharov, "Tempers flare up around Russian-Iranian nuclear project," Russian News and Information Agency/Novosti, 30 March 2007

Lee Feinstein and Michael A. Levi, "Got the sticks. Now the talks," International Herald Tribune, March 30, 2007

Nguyen Thu Hang, "Answers on Iran’s nuclear plan still distant," Viet Nam News, 30 March 2007

International Herald Tribune, "Iran says decision to withold information due to fear of U.S., Israeli attack," 30 March 2007

Washington Times, "UPI Poll: Israel threatened by Iran nukes," 30 March 2007

Jihad el-Khazen, "Ayoon Wa Azan (Shaping The Future Of The Region )," Al-Hayat (Lebanon), 30 March 2007

Matti Friedman, "Olmert: Arab Initiative Is Big Change," Guardian Unlimited (UK), 30 March 2007

Helene Cooper, "U.S. Feels Sting of Winning Saudi Help With Other Arabs," New York Times, 30 March 2007

Assyrian International News Agency, "Iran: The Next War?" 30 March 2007

Mark Heinrich, "Iran say fear of US attack behind IAEA limit," Swissinfo (Switzerland), March 30, 2007

Gulf Daily News (Bahrain), "Fuel imports 'leave Iran vulnerable'," March 30, 2007

David Shelby, "United States Seeks To Engage the Iranian People," US, Department of State, 30 March 2007

US, Department of State, Office of the Spokesman, "Iran's Defense Industries Organization Designated by State," Washington, DC, March 30, 2007

Russian News and Information Agency/Novosti, "U.S. ready to strike Iran in early April - intelligence source -1," 30 March 2007

Mark Kukis, "A Deadly U.S.-Iran Firefight," Time, March 30, 2007

2007--31 March

George Jahn, "Iran: Attack Fears Spurred Nuclear Block," Guardian Unlimited, March 31, 2007

Lee Keath, "Saudi king’s remarks on Iraq could build credibility among Arabs," Daily Times (Pakistan), 31 March 2007

Tony Badran, "Iran's shadow hovered over Riyadh," Daily Star (Lebanon), 31 March 2007

People's Daily (China), "Indonesia refuses attempt to resort to military in settling Iranian nuclear problem," 31 March 2007

David Blair, "Finger of suspicion points to Teheran regime," The Telegraph (UK), 31 March 2007

Jerusalem Post (Israel), "Iran fears strike by 'warmongers'," 31 March 2007

David Frum, "How We Can Fight Tehran," American Enterprise Institute, March 31, 2007

Mike Lee, "Ahmadinejad, Bolton Both Rip Brits Over Standoff," ABC News, 31 March 2007

Bronwen Maddox, "An erratic regime spoiling for a fight," Times Online (UK), March 31, 2007

Yossi Mekelberg, Chatham House and Webster University, London, "Israel and Iran: From War of Words to Words of War?" March 2007

2007--1 April

Saudi-US Relations Information Service, "U.S./Saudi/Chinese Five Billion Dollar Energy Deal," 1 April 2007

Xinhua (China), "Iran's president renews promise on nuclear success," 1 April 2007

Ramin Mostaghim and Kim Murphy, "Iranian TV airs new video of sailors," Los Angeles Times, 1 April 2007

Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting, "Arrogant issue demands instead of apology," 1 April 2007

Anisa Abd el Fattah, "The people of the Muslim world will stand united with Iran if it gets attacked," Media Monitors Network, 1 April 2007

The Times Online (UK), "The bottom line for Iran," March 31, 2007

Adam Robertson, "Iranians’ treatment of captives Vs 'Western values'," Al Jazeera, 1 April 2007

DEBKAfile (Israel), "Iran Mends Fences with Arabs – Starting with Saudis," April 1, 2007

Richard Heinberg, 'Iran: We Will Know Soon," MuseLetter #180 / April 2007

International Institute for Strategic Studies, "Iran's Nuclear Programme," April 2007

2007--2 April

Nasser Karimi, "U.K. Denounces Video of Seized Sailors," Guardian Unlimited (UK), April 2, 2007

Kevin Sullivan, "Standoff Sparks Protests in Tehran, London," Washington Post, April 2, 2007

Power and Interest News Report, "The U.K.-Iran Crisis: The West Confronts a Rising Iran," 02 April 2007

National Council of Resistance of Iran, "Is Iran Trying to Provoke Conflict with the West?" 2 April 2007

Laura Heaton, "UPI Intelligence Watch: Iran" 2 April 2007

Nikolas K. Gvosdev, "Rumors of War," National Interest Online, 2 April 2007

Nasser Karimi and Benjamin Harvey, "Iran's Tough Stance Shows Hardline Power," Newsday, April 2, 2007

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, "Iran/U.K.: Expert Discusses Sailors' Apparent Cooperation With Authorities," 2 April 2007

Brian Ross and Christopher Isham, "Iran Nuclear Bomb Could Be Possible by 2009," ABC News, April 02, 2007

Fox News, "Report: Iran Grabbed British Troops in Retaliation for Botched U.S. Raid in Iraq," 2 April 2007

Prof. Francis A. Boyle, "US Foreign Policy and the Iran-Iraq War," Center for Research on Globalization (Canada), April 2, 2007

Kenneth R. Timmerman, "Iran ups the ante," Washington Times, April 2, 2007

2007--3 April

Patrick Cockburn, "The botched US raid that led to the hostage crisis: How a bid to kidnap Iranian security officials sparked a diplomatic crisis," The Independent, 03 April 2007

USA Today, "Hopes rise that Britons will be freed," 3 April 2007

Brian Ross and Christopher Isham, "The Secret War Against Iran," ABC News, April 03, 2007

Peter Brookes, "Iran Emboldened: Tehran Seeks to Dominate Middle East Politics," Hawaii Reporter, 3 April 2007

Yossi Melman, "The Shah Would Have Nukes By Now," Washington Post, 3 April 2007

The Times of India, "Iran could produce nuke bomb by 2009: Report," 3 April 2007

Sean-Paul Kelley, "ABC News Stoking New Iran Nuke Fears?" TPM Cafe, 3 April 2007

Forbes, "Russian military chief warns US against attacking Iran," 3 April 2007

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, "Iran Says Bushehr Delay Justifies Enrichment," 3 April 2007

Borzou Daragahi and Ramin Mostaghim, "U.S. strategy on Iran may have backfired," Los Angeles Times, 3 April 2007

2007--4 April

Alissa J. Rubin, "Kidnapped Iranian Diplomat Freed, Iraqi Says," New York Times, April 4, 2007

Ekramul Haque, "Blackmailing Iran," The News (Pakistan), 4 April 2007

Vitaly Naumkin, "Russia's new Middle Eastern policy momentum," The Daily Star (Lebanon), April 04, 2007

BBC News Online, "Iranians release British sailors," 4 April 2007

The Journal of Turkish Weekly, "US Pressure Emboldens Iran: Experts," 04 April 2007

Antonio C. Abaya, "A new Persian empire?" Manila Standard Today, 4 April 2007

Kabir Helminski, "The Iran Hysteria: At the Brink of the Abyss," The American Muslim, 4 April 2007

Charles Tannock. "An Iranian dreamworld," The Guardian (UK), 4 April 2007

National Public Radio, All Things Considered, "Standoff Over, What's Next for Iran and the West?" April 4, 2007

CBS News, "Where Is Iran's Nuclear Program? Israeli Intelligence Says Tehran Could Develop A Bomb By 2009," 4 April 2007

2007--5 April

The News (Pakistan), " Is the US ready to launch a missile attack on Iran on April 6?" 4 April 2007

Angus McDowall and Colin Brown, "Both sides claim victory as Iran agrees to release British hostages," Independent (UK), 5 April 2007

Abbas Edalat, "The US can learn from this example of mutual respect," The Guardian (UK), April 5, 2007

Vali Nasr, "What We Can Learn From Britain About Iran," New York Times, 5 April 2007

Council on Foreign Relations, "Cole: Khamenei Used British Captives to Energize Iranian Nationalism," Interviewee: Juan Cole, Interviewer: Bernard Gwertzman, Consulting Editor, April 5, 2007

Reuters India, 'Iran official says Britons were freed after UK apology," April 5, 2007

Noam Chomsky, "How to Stop a Showdown with Iran," The Nation, 5 April 2007

Michael Carmichael, "Suicidal Statecraft," Middle East Online, 5 April 2007

Xinhua (China), "Kuwaiti media: U.S. to attack Iran by end of April," 5 April 2007

Sally Buzbee, "Analysis: Hope for More Iran Compromises," The Guardian Unlimited UK), April 5, 2007

Miriam Leitao, "Masterful Coup Despite Finger-Wagging," Washington Post, 5 April 2007

The Jerusalem Post, "EU, Iran discuss nuke dispute after troop release," 5 April 2007

Paul Kerr, "Security Council Broadens Iran Sanctions," Arms Control Today, April 2007

Manal Lutfi, "Inside Iran: Extremism and Moderation in Qom: Asharq Al-Awsat visits the city that gave birth to Khomeini and the Islamic revolution, Asharq Al-Awsat (UK), 5 April 2007

BBC News Online, "Who called the shots in Iran crisis?" 5 April 2007

Sally Buxbee, "Analysis: Hope for More Iran Compromises," The Guardian (UK), April 5, 2007

Fareed Zakaria, "Why the Iran sanctions are working," Khaleej Times (UAE), 5 April 2007

2007--6 April

Con Coughlin, "Teheran thinks it has moved one step closer to a nuclear arsenal," The Telegraph (UK), 6 April 2007

Raf Casert, "Talks on Iran's Nuclear Program Resume," Guardian Unlimited (UK), April 6, 2007

Middle East Media Research Institute, "In Overture to Iran, Qaddafi Declares North Africa Shi'ite and Calls for Establishment of New Fatimid State," 6 April 2007

Léonid Ivashov, "Iran: The threat of a nuclear war," Voltaire.net, 6 April 2007

Alireza Jafarzadeh, "The Real Ahmadinejad," National Council of Resistance of Iran, 6 April 2007

Hossein Askari, "Nuclear Standoff With Iran: The Only Way Out," Antiwar.com, April 6, 2007

Manal Lutfi, "The Women’s Mufti: Interview with Grand Ayatollah Yousef Saanei," Asharq Alawsat (UK), 6 April 2007

Deutsche Welle, "Iran's Release of Sailors Gives Hope in Nuclear Negotiations," 6 April 2007

Luke MacGregor, "British sailors say Iran threatened them," Washington Post, 6 April 2007

Journal of Turkish Weekly, "Iran decides the rules of the ugly game," 6 April 2007

Peter Grier, "Might Iran deal on nukes, too?" Christian Science Monitor, 6 April 2007

Gareth Porter, "Bush's Bluster on Iran Was Cover for Direct Talks," Electronic Iraq, 6 April 2007

2007--7 April

Kathleen Parker, "Mother Of All Blunders," Washington Post, April 7, 2007

Manal Lutfi, "Inside Iran: Secrets of the Hawza," Asharq Alawsat (UK), 7 April 2007

David Clarke, "Diplomacy in Iran row may help in nuclear talks," Tehran Times, 7 April 2007

Jill Lawless, "Iranian: U.K. Can Help Mend Relations," Guardian Unlimited (UK), April 7, 2007

2007--8 April

MSNBC, "Iran set to announce nuclear plans on Monday," 8 April 2007

Jerusalem Post (Israel), "Ahmadinejad to inaugurate centrifugues at Natanz," 8 April 2007

Khaleej Times (United Arab Emirates), "Iran says won’t discuss right to make atomic fuel," 8 April 2007

Daily Times (Pakistan), "Targeted sanctions won’t influence Iran —Ian Bremmer," 8 April 2007

Interfax (Russia), "Russian general says U.S. continues preparations for military action against Iran," 8 April 2007

Jahanshah Rashidian, "The IRI and The West," Iran Press Service, 8 April 2007

2007--9 April

Rob Edwards, "Iran has shares in French nuclear facility," Sunday Herald (Scotland), 9 April 2007

Middle East Media Research Institute, "Arab Media Reactions to Nancy Pelosi's Visit to Damascus," 9 April 2007

National Council of Resistance of Iran, "Ahmadinejad’s remarks reveal regime’s intentions of building an atomic bomb," 09 April 2007

ITAR-TASS News Agency, "No nuclear weapons under Iran’s defence doctrine – Larijani," 9 April 2007

Middle East Online (UK), "Iran won sailors battle with Britain: Bolton," 9 April 2007

Michael Hirsh, "Weighing the Iranian Nuclear Threat," Newsweek, 9 April 2007

International Herald Tribune, "Iran announces expanded uranium enrichment program, in defiance of U.N. sanctions," 9 April 2007

John Bolton, "How Iran Probed, Found Weakness and Won a Triumph," American Enterprise Institute, 9 April 2007

2007--10 April

Robert Tait in Natanz and Julian Borger, "Iran raises stakes with claim of nuclear leap," The Guardian (UK), April 10, 2007

Afshin Molavi, "The New Silk Road," Saudi-US Relations Information Service, 10 April 2007

Belfast Telegraph, "US, Britain criticise expanded Iranian nuclear activities," 10 April 2007

George Jahn, "Doubts Remain Over Iran's Nuclear Claims," Guardian Unlimited (UK), April 10, 2007

Al-Bawaba (Jordan), "Iran plans to install 50000 centrifuges at Natanz nuclear site," 10 April 2007

Siddharth Varadarajan, "Under siege, Iran ups the ante," The Hindu, April 10, 2007

2007--11 April

Council on Foreign Relations, "Iran Nears Nuclear Red Line," 11 April 2007

Ramin Mostaghim and Borzou Daragahi, "Analysts: Iran bracing for conflict with West," Newsday, April 11, 2007

Ramin Mostaghim and Borzou Daragahi, "Iran may be spinning itself into a corner: Analysts say hope for a compromise with the West fades as Tehran boasts nuclear progress," Los Angeles Times, April 11, 2007

William M. Reilly, "Analysis: U.N. debates nuclear disarmament," UPI, April 11, 2007

Council on Foreign Relations, "Albright: Iranian Nuclear Claims Exaggerated," Interviewee: David Albright, President, Institute for Science and International Security, Interviewer: Bernard Gwertzman, Consulting Editor, April 11, 2007

BBC News Online, "Moscow 'confused' at Iran wargame," 11 April 2007

2007--12 April

Middle East Media Research Institute, "Is it Legitimate to Use Nuclear Weapons Against the West? A Debate on An Islamist Forum," 12 April 2007

Edith M. Lederer, "Experts Prepare New Nuclear Treaty," Guardian Unlimited (UK), April 12, 2007

Noam Chomsky, "Rulers and the ruled: Dangerous disconnect," Asia Times, 12 April 2007

Daily Star (Lebanon), "Russia scolds Iran over war games near Bushehr," 12 April 2007

Travis Sharp, "Risky Business: Why Attacking Iran Is a Bad Idea," Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, 12 April 2007

2007--13 April

Angus Reid Global Monitor: Polls & Research, "More Russians Wary of Iran's Nuclear Program," April 13, 2007

Jerusalem Post, "UN: Iran has only 100's of centrifuges," 13 April 2007

Donna Abu-Nasr, "UN Nuke Chief: Iran's Program Limited," Guardian Unlimited (UK), 13 April 2007

Raid Qusti, "Baradei Calms Nuke Fears," Arab News (Saudi Arabia), 13 April 2007

Los Angeles Times, "ElBaradei disputes Tehran's claim of 3,000 centrifuges," 13 April 2007

Y. Mansharof , "Tehran Times: 'A Country That Has Uranium Enrichment Is Only One Step Away from Producing Nuclear Weapons; This Step Is Not a Scientific or a Technical [One] – But a Matter of Political Decision'," Middle East Nedia Research Institute, 13 April 2007

2007--18 April

BBC News Online, "Iran nuclear operations confirmed," 18 April 2007

Persian Journal, "Israel: Iran recruits Israelis as spies in Turkey," April 18, 2007

Persian Journal. "Iran seeks to make breakthrough in oil industry," April 18, 2007

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, "Afghanistan: U.S. Says Iranian-Made Weapons Found," 18 April 2007

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, "Iran: U.S. State Department Spokesman Discusses Relations," 18 April 2007

2007--19 April

Lolita C. Baldor, "Gates: Diplomacy With Iran Progressing," Guardian Unlimited (UK), 19 April 2007

Kuwait Times, "Iran vows to 'cut off hand' of any attacker," 19 April 2007

Declan Walsh, "US accuses Iran of supplying arms to Taliban insurgents," Guardian Unlimited (UK), 19 April 2007

Today's Zaman (Turkey), "Iran seeks united front against US dominance at Egypt meeting," 19 April 2007

2007--22 April

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, "Israeli Premier Prefers Diplomacy On Iran," 22 April 2007

2007--24 April

Steve Schippert, "West Cedes A Nuclear Victory To Iran," ThreatsWatch.Org, 24 April 2007

George Jahn, "Powers consider Iran nuclear proposal," Houston Chronicle, 24 April 2007

Simon Tisdall and Ewen MacAskil, "Iran tones down rhetoric ahead of nuclear talks," Guardian Unlimited (UK), April 24, 2007

Khaleej Times (UAE), "Iran vows no nuclear retreat on eve of EU talks," 24 April 2007

2007--25 April

Kaveh L Afrasiabi, "Diplomatic dances over Iran," Asia Times, 25 April 2007

The Daily Star (Lebanon), "Tehran pours cold water on hopes of breakthrough in talks with EU," 25 April 2007

The Daily Star (Lebanon), "Iranian hard-liner criticizes dress-code crackdown," 25 April 2007

2007--28 April

Nicholas D. Kristof, "Iran’s Proposal for a ‘Grand Bargain’," New York Times, 28 April 2007

2007--29 April

Nicholas D. Kristof, "Diplomacy at Its Worst," New York Times, April 29, 2007

2007--30 April

Bill Brubaker, "U.S. Likely to Confront Iran on Nuclear Activity," Washington Post, April 30, 2007

Dr. Christopher A. Ford, United States Special Representative for Nuclear Nonproliferation, "A Work Plan for the 2010 Review Cycle: Coping with Challenges Facing the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty," Opening Remarks to the 2007 Preparatory Committee Meeting of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, Vienna, Austria, April 30, 2007

2007--1 May

Bahmani-Oskooee, Mohsen and Kandil, Magda E., "Exchange Rate Fluctuations and Output in Oil-Producing Countries: The Case of Iran," International Monetary Fund, May 1, 2007

2007--3 May

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, "Iran: U.S. Official Says Tehran Has 'No Right To Nuclear Weapons'," 3 May 2007

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, "World Powers Warn Iran Of Further Sanctions," 3 May 2007

Golnaz Esfandiari, "Iran: Former Nuclear Negotiator Arrested On Security Charges," Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 3 May 2007

2007--5 May

The Economist, "A cagey game: America and Iran spar over Iraq," 5 May 2007

2007--7 May

Islamic Republic News Agency, "Excerpts of Mottaki's interview with al-Arabiya TV," 7 May 2007

Vahid Sepehri, "Iran: Officials Reluctant To Hike Gasoline Prices," Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 7 May 2007

2007--8 May

Daily Star (Lebanon),"Foreign minister insists Iran ready to comply with terms of NPT - if others do, too," 8 May 2007

Islamic Republic News Agency, "Official: Iran turns down Swiss nuclear offer," 8 May 2007

Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting, "IRI accepts South African plan," 8 May 2007

Islamic Republic News Agency, "Soltanieh: Iran's agenda text acceptance, a big success," 8 May 2007

Editor and Publisher, "Ricks of 'Wash Post': Media Focuses on Iran's Aid to Iraqi Insurgents -- But Not Saudi Money," 8 May 2007

Farhang Jahanpour, "Iran's nuclear programme and regional security," The Transnational Foundation for Peace and Future Research (Sweden), 8 May 2007

2007--9 May

Elaine Channon, "A New Nuke Black Market for Iran?" Time, May. 09, 2007

Islamic Republic News Agency, "Majlis Speaker: Iran has final say in region," 9 May 2007

2007--10 May

Times of India, "OVL-led consortium strikes gas in Iran," 10 May 2007

Middle East Media Research Monitor, "Friday Sermon in Kerman, Iran: If Iran Is Attacked, Tens of Thousands of Missiles Will Be Fired at Israel; President Bush Should Be Sentenced to 100 Deaths," 10 May 2007

Ron Synovitz, "Iran/Afghanistan: Repatriations Spark Debate On Tehran's Aims," Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 10 May 2007

2007--11 May

William Branigin, "Cheney Vows to Prevent Iran From 'Dominating' Region," Washington Post, May 11, 2007

George Jahn, "Iran and West Clash Over Nuclear Treaty," Washington Post, May 11, 2007

George Jahn, "Iran: U.S. Is True Nuclear Proliferator," Washington Post, May 11, 2007

Dr. Christopher A. Ford, U.S. Special Representative for Nuclear Nonproliferation, Statement at 2007 Preparatory Committee for the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons: Other Provisions of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty, including Article X, Vienna, Austria, May 11, 2007

2007--13 May

Michael Abramowitz And Robin Wright, "U.S., Iran Will Meet to Discuss Security in Iraq," Washington Post, May 13, 2007

Hassan M. Fattah and Michael Slackman, "U.S. and Iran struggle to come to the table," International Herald Tribune, May 13, 2007

Tom Raum, "Analysis: U.S. balancing act on Iran," Seattle Post Intelligencer, 13 May 2007

2007--14 May

Editor & Publisher, "Iran Allows Two Reformist Newspapers to Resume Publishing," 14 May 2007

2007--15 May

David E. Sanger, "Inspectors Cite Big Gain by Iran on Nuclear Fuel," New York Times, 15 May 2007

Robin Wright, "Tehran Both Warns And Reassures U.S.: Iran Cautions on Strike, Embraces Talks," Washington Post, May 15, 2007

International Herald Tribune, "Iran's former President Khatami blames West for nuclear standoff," 15 May 2007

Robert Scheer, "Iran Calls Bush’s Bluff," TruthDig, May 15, 2007

Islamic Republic News Agency, "Enemies incapable of waging new war in region: Ahmadinejad," 15 May 2007

Ivan Eland, "Mission Accomplished--For Iran," Media Monitors Network, 15 May 2007

Vahid Sepehri, "Iran: Wariness Can't Disguise Interest In U.S. Talks," Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 15 May 2007

2007--16 May

William J. Kole,"Iran Nuclear Progress 'Slow but Steady'," The Guardian (UK), May 16, 2007

Norman Podhoretz, "The Case for Bombing Iran," Commentary, June 2007

2007--17 May

The Economist, "Neighbourly mumblings: Will the United States and Iran really start talking, if only about Iraq?" May 17th 2007

2007--18 May

Abdulaziz Sager, "Sudan-Chad Deal Another Saudi Diplomatic Win," Saudi-US Relations Information Service, 18 May 2007

2007--22 May

Kaveh L Afrasiabi, "US, Iran Prepare to Talk: Looking beyond the limits," Asia Times, 22 May 2007

Massoud Khodabandeh, "Hardliners, hard options," Asia Times, 22 May 2007

BBC News Online, "US 'to complain about IAEA chief'," 22 May 2007

BBC News Online, "Iran crackdown on Afghan migrants," 22 May 2007

Brian Ross and Richard Esposito, "Bush Authorizes New Covert Action Against Iran," ABC News, May 22, 2007

IraqSlogger, "US Navy Flexes Muscle Off Iranian Coast," 22 May 2007

2007--23 May

Donald Kirk, "Iran trumps N Korea in axis of fear," Asia Times, 23 May 2007

The Daily Star (Lebanon), "Iran's man at United Nations to head talks with US?" 23 May 2007

Brian Ross and Christopher Isham, "U.N. Report Says Iran Undeterred on Nuke Course," ABC News, May 23, 2007

International Atomic Energy Agency, "Implementation of the NPT Safeguards Agreement and Relevant Provisions of Security Council Resolutions in the Islamic Republic of Iran, Report by the Director General, 23 May 2007

Robin Wright, "A New Iranian Hostage Crisis: Tehran Calls Scholar Esfandiari a 'Velvet' Revolutionary," Washington Post, May 23, 2007

BBC News Online, "US to push for new Iran sanctions," 23 May 2007

The Economist, "The showdown goes on: Changing Iran's mind on nukes," May 23rd 2007

2007--24 May

Steven C. Clemons, "Cheney Attempting to Constrain Bush's Choices on Iran Conflict: Staff Engaged in Insubordination Against President Bush," The Washington Note, 24 May 2007

2007--25 May

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, "Iran: Independent Nuclear Physicist Evaluates Nuclear Program," 25 May 2007

2007--28 May

Amb. Ryan C. Crocker, U.S. Ambassador to Iraq, Press Briefing After Meeting With Iranian Officials, Baghdad, Iraq, May 28, 2007

2007--30 May

Golnaz Esfandiari, "Iran: Concern Grows For Detained Iranian-Americans," Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 30 May 2007

Vahid Sepehri, "Iran: Talks With U.S. Could Draw Curtain On At Least One Taboo," Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 30 May 2007

Norman Podhoretz, "The Case for Bombing Iran: I hope and pray that President Bush will do it," Wall Street Journal, May 30, 2007

2007--31 May

Valerie Lincy, "U.S. failure to follow through on Iran sanctions is baffling," World Politics Review, May 31, 2007

International Atomic Energy Agency, "Interview with BBC, Rob Broomby, "Nuclear Watchdog's Attack Warning," 31 May 2007


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